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.m. this morning? president obama holds a strategy session while house members begin their third day of debate on the spending bill. while you were sleeping, house lawmakers were debating, how to spend your money. >> it is puzzling while the -- that the majority would pose these cuts. >> our job is to create jobs here a home. >> workers or working on amendments to address the last seven months of the fiscal year. house republicans are trying to cut $61 billion from federal agencies. >> but not at the cost of our future and our jobs. >> the government could run at of money and shut down if spending legislation is not signed by february -- by march 4. >> democrats and republicans need to feel ownership of a plan. >> members voted to scrap $450 million in funding for new military jet engine. >> that is what the election showed us in november. people wanted change. >> conservatives will work to cut arts funding as democrats try to restore money to family planning programs. a final vote is expected by the end of the week. kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> when you look of the vote on the fighter jet
receives a $3. -- congress receives a $3 trillion budget from president obama. >> kate amara has more from washington. >> after delivering his budget to congress, president obama travels to baltimore to visit a middle school to let key priorities for education in this 2012 spending plan president oba. >> this budget asks washington to live within its means while investing in our future. >> it includes one trillion dollars in deficit reduction. 2/3 of that in spending cuts. many domestic programs will be frozen. limit tax deductions for the wealthy. >> the notion we can do this painlessly is not possible to do this. satiric we have to make tough choices. >> republicans say the cuts to not go deep enough -- we have to make tough choices. >> in a letter signed by one of the 50 economists, john boehner said it washington spending binge is hurting the economy. >> cutting spending will help create a better environment for job creation in america. >> he is calling on the president to support efforts to slash $61 billion from the current year. sharp cuts to the peace corps and then squeeze billion
more. >> president obama will meet with senate democrats at the white house today to talk about the budget for 2012 and to talk about spending right now. >> this new majority will keep our word with the american people be quashed the house back to work on a sweeping round of budget cuts. the $61 billion package would slash funding for hundreds of federal programs, from the peace corps to homeland security. >> it is in fact the single largest rescission package in the history of this commerce. >> the measure was advanced despite a veto threat from barack obama. >> it is important to make sure that we do not try to make a series of symbolic cuts this year that could endanger the recovery. >> democrats called the gop cuts dangerous. >> this legislation will destroy american jobs while harming middle class families, young adults, singers, and even our veterans. >> john boehner says it is time to get serious about spending. >> since president obama took office, the federal government has added 200,000 new federal jobs. >> the government could run out of blunt and shut down the spendi
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spend a few hours with president obama yesterday. students at parkville middle school demonstrated their model of how pollution makes its way into the chesapeake bay. the children say the model and video are one of the reason the president chose the school to announce his budget plan. republicans are blasting the 2012 spending plan. the white house is defending the proposal. >> the o.r. think both sides seem to agree on is that this is -- the only thing both sides seem to agree on is that this is the beginning of the battle. >> the white house budget director will get grilled on capitol hill today. he is likely to take shots from both sides of the aisle. president obama playing defense in the federal budget battle brewing and capitol hill. >> as we cut waste and efficiency, this budget freeze will require some tough choices. it will mean cutting things that i care deeply about. >> his proposal calls for a spending freeze, tax hikes for the wealthy, and deep cuts to programs for the nation's poor. it will cut the deficit are more than one trillion dollars over the next decade. >> sp
their big day to her. >> the obama's are reportedly not on the list. first ladies have attended in the past. >> the crowds and the emotion on the outside of the cathedral were extraordinary. then she went into the cathedral at. >> and like the wedding of charles and diana, and extravagant spectacle. this is an eye on the numbers and the emphasis on the royal. .ouple seems to want to fund 1900 guests have been invited to westminster abbey. only 300 get to stay for the intimate dinner. this is a couple keen to mix oral tradition with their real lives. next week, the case in point. an official engagement in north wales. and tea party time. a reunion at angers university where they first met. william and kate take their royal duties seriously. the people's wedding. reporting for nbc news, london. >> i know you love hearing about the royal wedding. you don't want to take all the attention. i understand. very big of you. 5:26. 40 degrees on tv hill. >> a ribbon cutting today for the intercounty connector. details are next. >> one problem of note on southbound 95. details coming up. [ female annou
filibuster but others say they have enough votes to break the filibuster. >> president obama said it would no longer -- it's explained the legal landscape has changed since the same-sex marriage bill was passed. republicans have criticized the timing of the announce ment. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day, what do you think of the justice department's decision to no longer defend against the legal challenges of the federal defense of the marriage act? you can share your response at www.wbaltv.com or on our facebook page or send us an email to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> several showed up in a some darety protest for wisconsin workers. about 1,000 area workers and religious workers jammed an outside mall to show their support. the protest is in conjunction with the weeklong protest being held in madison, wisconsin as the state legislature considers a bill that would end collective bargaining rights for employees. >> the 11 news reporter kate amara has more on our story about libya. >> good morning stan and mindy, the e.u. and u.s. are vowing to consider sanctions against
to what it was a request barack obama's said an orderly transition of power must begin soon in egypt. president met with opposition leaders for the first time. >> i want people to know that have- we're respond -- we responsibility. we will do that. >> more talks are expected today. in an interview, president obama said he is confident the u.s. can work with whatever government emerges in teacher. >> i think the muslim brotherhood is one faction in egypt. they do not have majority support. but they are well organized. there are strains of their ideology that are anti u.s.. >> there are still protesters vowing to stay until president hosni mubarak steps down, life is slowly returning to normal. schools and some banks in cairo have started to reopen. >> that was kate amara reporting. a nurse is now safe at home. mary thornberry reunited with her son. she was forced to fend off a riot occuers. she would not say how she was rescued but of the process was exhausting. our coverage of egypt continues on our website, wbaltv.com. you can look at the impact the unrest is having. click on the li
is a danger to society. no dna evidence was found. the press secretary to barack obama spends his last day today. he will be an outside adviser to the president. he will include speeches and he is being replaced by joe biden's communications director. 14 degrees on tv hill. coming up, the morning's financial news in the bloomberg business report. if you're having trouble finding the perfect valentine's day gift, we will give you some ideas. >> that fire activity in east balt >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> our traffic cameras captured a fire at. >> in east baltimore. it is a pretty big fire. there is police and fire activity on the scene. this is a live look from our camera at 895 at u.s. 40. you can see the fire activity and smoke. we will give you a list of those closures in a moment. we'll go straight to the maps. the closure is evans way between harford and hewitt way. but for some closures. an additional crashed rogers and liberty heights. this is 95 -- this is 695 near harford road. there were go. looking just fine. no problems on the major roadways. that
heating aid to the port. president obama delivers his 2012 budget request to congress on monday. in washington, i am kate amara. >> an update on the crisis in egypt. protest continue even though the vice president warns demonstrations will not be tolerated. the egyptian army has been beefing up security. thousands of protesters planned to march. the vice president raised the possibility of a new crackdown in an interview with an egyptian newspaper and said there could be a coup. a leader of egypt's muslim brotherhood said negotiations are one-sided. >> charles county schools on a two-hour delay. 26 degrees on tv hill. the woman is arrested more than 50 years after allegedly killing her own daughter. >> a toddler walks away from a car accident to find help. >> this is traffic on 895 south of 195. more on weather and come on, kids, we've got to go! oh, no! yeah, oh, no, i got to go. oh, can you make that to-go? these days, nobody has time to get sick, but minute clinic makes it easy to get well. our nurse practitioners can diagnose and write prescriptions for everything from strep
. >> they want the obama administration to force muammar gaddafi out. >> the administration failed to even mention his name while expressing grave concern over the violent protests. >> the government of libya bears responsibility for what is occurring and must take action to end the violence. >> this woman made it safely to germany. >> it was kind of chaotic at the airport. we got through. we're thankful to be here. >> and today, the u.s. is hoping to get a ferry to malta out this afternoon. >> this could be bad if we do not get our people and of the countries. to see gasarting prices spike even though libya supplies very little of the world's oil. analysts say it is all about fear. we could be looking at $5 a gallon. from washington, i'm tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> continuing our coverage, oil prices have started to shoot up. >> analysts anticipate an increase on the price of fuel and fuel. jennifer franciotti is live in our newsroom with more on that. >> there is a conflicting feelings about libya being a major oil-producing country. it does mean that the conflict will impact the p
.s. history. on the lunch menu, the economy, with a side of spending. president obama posting john boehner and majority leader eric cantor. >> there will be a heavy discussions on the economy and on spending. >> with the national debt at $14 chilean, the focus is on fiscal restraint. >> people are angry about bridges to know where -- with the national debt at $14 trillion. >> a lot of people think we operate in washington with a culture of spending. we need to replace that with a culture of thrift. >> a bipartisan group of senators floated an idea of. >> it is about shanna a spotlight on items that do not make sense. >> funding for government programs expires march 4 unless these programs are expended. analysts cautioned congress needs to cut and invest. >> we find programs that are good for protecting people and i think we have a winning deal. >> the house will soon begin debating legislation that would block spending for the president's health care reform law. kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> what are some of the other ideas to reduce spending? >> yesterday there was one lawmaker who sugg
. >> president obama said if the government shuts down, the recovery will stall. >> for the sake of our people, we cannot allow gridlock to prevail. >> budget experts say there appears to be more posturing the negotiating. >> it is possible they will come up with a compromise, the closer we get, it looks like a pall text will force a shutdown to ochre. >> house republicans begin debating that temporary spending plan tomorrow. reporting live, i am kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> what will the president be doing to try to deal with the economy issue? >> today, the president is meeting with the nation's governors here in washington. there has been a meeting all weekend long. the president is hoping to hear ideas on how to repair the economy. he says the best ideas percolate up. that works on the project ideas l can alsote's local = eve apply on the national level. >> thousands of people are expected to rally in annapolis today. >> kim dacey is live with more on that. good morning. >> 3000 baltimore city students and supporters have signed up to attend a rally tonight. that was more than double th
from president obama to business leaders. the president and the corporate world have been at odds in the past. this is part of a new softening in the new administration. >> the short walk from the white house to the chamber of commerce may have felt more like a trip behind enemy lines. >> maybe if we brought over a fruitcake was first moved in, we would have gone to a better start. >> today, he offered an olive branch, hoping to improve relations with the corporate world. >> we will help lay the foundation for you to grow and innovate. >> he also defended government regulations and the controversial health care law. >> today american companies have nearly $2 trillion sitting on their balance sheets. i want to encourage you to get in the game. >> meantime, the launch of a new way to find some 600,000 jobs. uffix, .jobs.t soffex >> job seekers can go to one place and feel confident they are not being scanned and they are not getting old or expired jobs. >> jobs now the key for so many. how to create them still causing splits. the present hoping to start by getting down to businesses
at the u.n. and elsewhere. >> barack obama spoke with leaders to coordinate a response. the white house says a military option has not been ruled out. >> i won't get into specific options that are under consideration or not. >> as forces loyal to gaddafi try to roll back the uprising rebels have gained ground. in a phone call gaddafi blamed osama bin laden. >> bin laden tell you what to do. >> evacuations of foreign nationals continues. military cargo planes flew 400 turks home this morning. chinese workers made it to crete but high winds and rough seas have stranded hundreds of americans in tripoli. >> we have our security personnel on. >> the state department insist they are safe as they wait for the weather to break. >> the u.n.'s top human rights body also an emergency meeting today on libya. >> what can we see out of this u.n. emergency meeting today? >> the meeting in geneva is actually the first time the u.n. human rights council has ever held a special session to scrutinize one of its members. the european contingent is leading an effort to condemn lybia for the crackdown, to o
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